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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Margaret Aranyosi, Executive Director of KITE, Inc. 007 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this short segment, Margaret Aranyosi talks about the role that free open source software plays in creating tools of communication. Recent war in the Congo has resulted in some horrible attrocities being committed against women and children. Computers helped people get news of these attrocities out to the western media, which raised the profile of the plight of the victims...
Keywords: Aranyosi, Margaret; Margaret Aranyosi; DIY becoming more commonplace; self determination; printing press, open source as; DIY and freedom
Downloads: 151
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 07 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues talking about Brazilians love of tweaking technological solutions with limited resources. Brazilians even have a word for it: traquitana. (I hope I spelled that correctly. Someone please correct me if not). Marcelo gives the example here of favela (slum) dwellers using discarded lamps as TV antennaes...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 140
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 06 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of the similarities between the invention of the printing press and open source software. He also talks about the Brazilian love of do-it-yourself technology. Brazilians, he says, have a natural tendency to try to craft their own technical solutions, even if the country is a relatively poor country...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 153
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Jack Vice, Founder of robot maker Anthrotronix, Inc. 02 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of three segments features an interview with Anthrotronix Founder and CIO, Jack Vice. These segments were shot at a robotics convention under very noisy conditions, and so cameraman Paul Donahue asked Jack and I to stand very close together so that the mike would pick up our voices over the background noise...
Keywords: Jack Vice; Vice, Jack; Anthrotronix, Inc; Humanity of Robotics; Humanoid Robots; Business Models For Open Source, Robotics; Commodities, Adding Value to; DIY And Freedom; Modularity And Disruptive Innovations
Downloads: 1,278
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 08 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of innovative ways that Brazilian companies and the Brazilian people are using open source software. He also responds to my quetions about whether we will see a digital tipping point, and if so, how quickly will it tip? That's about as much Brazilian Portuguese as I could understand...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; DIY and freedom; overshot customers; customers too small for market leader; lower tier customers; Traquitana (Brazilian DIY)
Downloads: 117
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Jack Vice, Founder of robot maker Anthrotronix, Inc. 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of three segments features an interview with Anthrotronix Founder and CIO, Jack Vice. These segments were shot at a robotics convention under very noisy conditions, and so cameraman Paul Donahue asked Jack and I to stand very close together so that the mike would pick up our voices over the background noise...
Keywords: Jack Vice; Vice, Jack; Anthrotronix, Inc; Humanity of Robotics; Humanoid Robots; Business Models For Open Source, Robotics; Commodities, Adding Value to; DIY And Freedom; Modularity And Disruptive Innovations
Downloads: 471
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Jack Vice, Founder of robot maker Anthrotronix, Inc. 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of three segments features an interview with Anthrotronix Founder and CIO, Jack Vice. These segments were shot at a robotics convention under very noisy conditions, and so cameraman Paul Donahue asked Jack and I to stand very close together so that the mike would pick up our voices over the background noise...
Keywords: Jack Vice; Vice, Jack; Anthrotronix, Inc; Humanity of Robotics; Humanoid Robots; Business Models For Open Source, Robotics; Commodities, Adding Value to; DIY And Freedom; Modularity And Disruptive Innovations
Downloads: 459
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Lena Zuniga, Program Officer for Bellanet 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Lena Zuniga talks about the environmental issues that concern Latin Americans. She said that to the extent that Latin America receives computers from North America, they are interested in receiving working computers, not junk. She says that her experience in working with computer technologists in Latin America is that these Latin Americans don't want to be perceived as the du...
Keywords: Lena Zuniga; Zuniga, Lena; Bellanet; Latin America; North America; economic development; developing countries; Caribbean; infrastrucuture; good enough; lower tier customers; price sensitive customers; DIY; collective property; family computers; social computers; social software; culturally relevant software; tragedy of the anti-commons; piracy; copyright infringment; old hardware & open source; DIY and freedom
Downloads: 200
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Ian Lynch, UK open source education visionary 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment featuers Ian Lynch, one of the main moving forces behind free open source software and open standards in the UK. Ian has been influential in bringing free open source software to the UK schools, and his INGOTs program for teaching computer use is revolutionizing the use of computers in the classroom around the world...
Keywords: Ian Lynch; Lynch, Ian; United Kingdom; England; INGOTs; DIY and freedom; culture of DIY with open source; schools and open source; children and open source; culture of dependency with proprietary software; Birmingham, UK; Townworth, UK; DIY Becoming More Commonplace; learning to learn; peer review; meritocracy; Christensen, Clayton; Clayton Christensen; game consoles
Downloads: 245
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Scottish Parliamentarian Patrick Harvey 03 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Patrick talks about the importance of open standards and open source code. He says that right now, many people might not be interested in basic computer issues like open code and open standards. But he says that as more people become aware of these issues, the more they will care...
Keywords: Patrick Harvey; Harvey, Patrick; Scotland; Glasgow; You own nothing with proprietary software; Microsoft and closed licenses; open standards, importance of; control, and open source; pen and paper; DIY and freedom; OpenOffice.org and freedom; Democracy and free flow of information; voter turn-out
Downloads: 787
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